Purdue Extension hosts sheep and goat webinar

November 9, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue and the Kentucky Extension services will present a live webinar for sheep and goat producers 7-9 p.m. EST Dec. 3.

Experts will provide their perspective on small-ruminant health and management practices, including record keeping, lambing, kidding and nutrition.

Topics and presenters:

* "Utilizing Herd Performance Programs to Increase Productivity," Kenneth Andries, Extension goat specialist, Kentucky State University.

* "Causes, Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Sheep/Goat Abortions," Beth Johnson, field veterinarian, Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

* "The Veterinary Feed Directive's Impact on Small Ruminants," Johnson.

The webinar is free and will be presented live at several host locations throughout Indiana. For more information and a list of viewing sites, go to the Fulton County Extension website at https://extension.purdue.edu/Fulton/.

The webinar will be archived for later viewing on the Purdue Department of Animal Sciences website at: https://vimeo.com/channels/648515

Writer: Emma Hopkins, 765-494-8415, hopkine@purdue.edu 

Source: Mark Kepler, 574-223-3397, mkepler@purdue.edu

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